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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – November 14th, 2016

Summary

A man and a woman were shot in their lower extremities around 9:42 P.M. Thursday near the Langdon neighborhood. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment and are expected to survive. No suspect information is available. • A man was stabbed in the left arm by two suspects, a male and a female, in the West End neighborhood around 1:40 A.M. Friday. The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. • Two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds early Friday morning near the Fort Stanton neighborhood. Both men were taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. • A man was stabbed in Langdon early Saturday evening. Police are currently looking for a black male with short hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5’4” and around 200 pounds. • A man stabbed Sunday night near Capitol Hill has died of his injuries. A possible suspect has been identified, but no arrest had been made by early Monday.

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Crime Updates

WUSA9: 4 people shot, 1 person stabbed in overnight DC violence “Metropolitan Police are investigating an overnight spate of violence that has left four people shot and another man stabbed in southeast DC. According to MPD officials, the first attack occurred in the 2800 block of Douglas Place where a man and a woman were shot in their lower extremities around 9:42 p.m. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment and are expected to survive. So far there is no information available on possible suspects or motive in the shooting. Later, around 1:30 a.m., officers were called to the 3000 block of Stanton Road for a reported shooting. Once they arrived on the scene they found two men in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds.”

WUSA9: Man stabbed in Northeast D.C. “A man was stabbed in the 2200 block of Adams Place in Northeast D.C. early Saturday evening, police said. Metropolitan Police arrived to the location and found an adult male conscious and breathing. They are currently looking for a black male with short hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5’4” and around 200 pounds. He was last seen in a brown and yellow shirt, jeans and black shoes, police said.”

Washington Post: Man stabbed near Capitol Hill dies of injuries “A man stabbed Sunday night near Capitol Hill has died of his injuries and D.C. police said they are investigating the incident as a homicide. The attack occurred inside a residence about 7 p.m. in the 1300 block of K Street SE, police said. The location is off Pennsylvania Avenue and near the Potomac Gardens apartment complex. Police did not immediately release the name pending notification of relatives. A police spokeswoman said detectives have identified a possible suspect, but no arrest had been made by early Monday.”

Washington Post: Woman robbed near Eastern Market Saturday morning “A woman was robbed of her purse on the street Saturday morning in the heart of Capitol Hill. The victim was walking in the 200 block of Eighth Street SE, about a block from Eastern Market, about 8:45 a.m. when the purse was snatched from her shoulder, police said. The robber ran east on nearby Independence Avenue SE.”

WUSA9: Dog snatched out of yard in D.C. “A family in D.C. is searching for their dog after a man snatched it out of their yard. On Saturday, October 15, surveillance video showed two suspects walking a dog in the 100 block of Elmira Street in Southwest. The victim’s golden retriever was in the yard and started wagging its tail when the suspects and their dog approached the fence.”

Mayor and City Council

Daily Caller: DC leaders fear ‘unchecked hostile Congress’ will upend local law “Officials are fearful that a hostile Republican Congress could meddle in Washington, D.C., law and further block bills backed by a majority of District residents. Leaders of D.C. have a lot to digest in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night. Despite a ballot approving a push for D.C. statehood passing with 71 percent support, Mayor Muriel Bowser admitted Wednesday that the Republican stronghold in Congress means that the effort is likely dead.”

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Posted November 14 2016 at 10:53 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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